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Reunion Island X Drake

Posted by Drake, 2 weeks, 4 days ago

Adam Pesce is no rookie when it comes to coffee or The Drake Hotel. His father has been in coffee since 1978 + the family-owned business, Reunion Island Coffee, has been hustling in the roasting game in + around Toronto since 1995.

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City Building with Gracie Goad

Posted by Gracie Goad, 2 months, 1 week ago

Gracie Goad, our Food & Beverage + Training Manager at Drake Hotel, is quite the busy bee. When she's not at the Hotel organizing workshops + tutorials in things like product knowledge or personal finance for servers, she's one of twenty seven up-and-coming leaders selected by CivicAction to participate in the DiverseCity "Civic MBA".

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Drake Holiday Toy and Warm Clothing Drive

Posted by Drake, 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Drake invites you to give back this season by donating toys, warm clothing + grocery gifts for our annual Toy Drive. All contributions will be donated to the Alexander Muir Elementary School + Out of the Cold Program in Toronto and StoreHouse Food Bank in Wellington, ensuring a happy holiday season for those who could use a little help in making it extra special. We’re collecting until the 17th so come by today + drop off some goodies!

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Restaurants for Change: Q + A with Nick Saul from Community Food Centres Canada

Posted by Jenny Morris, 3 months, 2 weeks ago

On October 21st, stop by for a dinner that makes a difference with Drake + Restaurants for Change! Read up on this Q + A with Nick Saul from Community Food Centres Canada about the event that supports healthy and nutritious food for all Canadians.

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Staff Spotlight: Kathleen Johansen

Posted by Drake, 5 months ago

In welcoming the newest member of the Drake fam, Sales Manager Kathleen Johansen, we sat down + asked her a few questions on what it’s like working with Drake's events team and chasing after her childhood dream of becoming a wedding planner.

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Staff Spotlight: Drake Dev F+B Manager Jordan Malka

Posted by Drake, 5 months, 1 week ago

We’ve added a new member to the Drake fam, Drake Devonshire’s newest Food + Beverage Manager Jordan Malka! We sat down to talk to Jordan about his time as a high school bartender (yup, it was legal) to his big move from the 6ix to the 613.

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